The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1773 1833 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.30% 4.29% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.14% 15.13% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1620 1668
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11710 12112 12720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.37% 28.35% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10035 10132 11010
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 380 £42,500 -5.55% 75
Croydon +16 37 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Wimbledon - 22 £36,000 -
Docklands, London +14 20 £60,000 -
Uxbridge -11 12 £35,000 -23.07% 2
Wembley +5 11 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Canary Wharf +27 9 £65,000 +85.71%
Bromley +7 9 £37,500 -
Southwark -1 8 - -
Sidcup -11 7 £51,000 +104.00% 2
Twickenham +4 6 £22,000 -30.70%
Chiswick 0 6 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Chessington -10 6 £34,750 -2.45% 2
Westminster - 6 £40,250 -
Enfield +7 5 £26,500 -11.66%
Barnet +3 5 £33,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -10 5 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Grays - 5 £19,000 -
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 5 £35,000 - 1
Romford - 4 £32,500 - 2
Hayes - 4 £41,250 -
Morden - 4 - -
Surbiton - 2 £21,000 - 1
Ealing - 2 £35,000 -
Beckenham +1 1 £21,000 -27.58%
Stanmore 0 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Hammersmith -11 1 £32,500 +47.72%
Worcester Park - 1 £34,500 - 1
Coulsdon - 1 £24,000 -
Feltham - 1 £46,000 - 1
Edgware - 1 £21,000 -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3443 (100.00%) Windows
2 2026 (58.84%) Active Directory
3 1898 (55.13%) Microsoft
4 1752 (50.89%) VMware
5 1638 (47.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1572 (45.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1566 (45.48%) MS Exchange
8 1154 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1016 (29.51%) SQL Server
10 1012 (29.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 990 (28.75%) Citrix
12 945 (27.45%) Windows 7
13 904 (26.26%) DNS
14 884 (25.68%) MS Excel
15 871 (25.30%) Cisco
16 810 (23.53%) SQL
17 794 (23.06%) Finance
18 737 (21.41%) SAN
19 727 (21.12%) MS Office
20 693 (20.13%) Firewall
21 670 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
22 658 (19.11%) DHCP
23 642 (18.65%) TCP/IP
24 617 (17.92%) ITIL
25 574 (16.67%) Linux
26 560 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2007
27 485 (14.09%) LAN
28 484 (14.06%) WAN
28 484 (14.06%) IIS
29 479 (13.91%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1566 (45.48%) MS Exchange
2 1012 (29.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 560 (16.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 484 (14.06%) IIS
5 392 (11.39%) SharePoint
6 327 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 258 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 238 (6.91%) Lync
9 204 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 150 (4.36%) Apache
11 81 (2.35%) Tomcat
12 80 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 54 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 43 (1.25%) WorkSite
15 41 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
16 33 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (0.93%) nginx
18 28 (0.81%) IBM Notes
19 26 (0.76%) JBoss
19 26 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 884 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 727 (21.12%) MS Office
3 45 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.61%) MS Project
6 20 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.23%) SPSS
9 3 (0.087%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.029%) Maya
10 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 54 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 11 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.087%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.029%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.029%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.029%) Advent Moxy
10 1 (0.029%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.029%) Eikon
10 1 (0.029%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.029%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.029%) Agresso
10 1 (0.029%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.029%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 273 (7.93%) Office 365
2 115 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 51 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (0.90%) SaaS
6 29 (0.84%) IaaS
7 19 (0.55%) PaaS
8 13 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.12%) GitHub
10 2 (0.058%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 904 (26.26%) DNS
2 737 (21.41%) SAN
3 693 (20.13%) Firewall
4 658 (19.11%) DHCP
5 642 (18.65%) TCP/IP
6 485 (14.09%) LAN
7 484 (14.06%) WAN
8 458 (13.30%) VPN
9 238 (6.91%) Internet
10 167 (4.85%) NAS
11 128 (3.72%) VoIP
12 121 (3.51%) Wireless
12 121 (3.51%) iSCSI
13 110 (3.19%) VLAN
14 108 (3.14%) NetScaler
15 100 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
16 86 (2.50%) MPLS
17 75 (2.18%) SSL
18 58 (1.68%) LDAP
19 57 (1.66%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1016 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 452 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 294 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 192 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 152 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (3.95%) MySQL
7 104 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 68 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 64 (1.86%) MongoDB
11 57 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 27 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.58%) DTS
16 19 (0.55%) MS Access
17 18 (0.52%) DB2
18 17 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (1.86%) TeamCity
2 39 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (1.10%) Subversion
4 32 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 30 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 23 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 18 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (0.49%) Selenium
9 16 (0.46%) WebDriver
9 16 (0.46%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (0.23%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.23%) Rational Performance Tester
11 8 (0.23%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.23%) AdminStudio
12 7 (0.20%) Toad
13 6 (0.17%) JIRA
13 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.12%) MSI
15 2 (0.058%) Xcode
General
1 794 (23.06%) Finance
2 216 (6.27%) Law
3 195 (5.66%) Banking
4 153 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 119 (3.46%) Legal
6 107 (3.11%) Advertising
7 93 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 87 (2.53%) Marketing
9 67 (1.95%) Back Office
10 48 (1.39%) Retail
11 37 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 35 (1.02%) Electronics
13 31 (0.90%) Publishing
14 29 (0.84%) Front Office
15 28 (0.81%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.46%) French Language
17 14 (0.41%) Billing
17 14 (0.41%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.38%) Games
18 13 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 717 (20.82%) Analyst
2 522 (15.16%) Support Engineer
3 461 (13.39%) Support Analyst
4 354 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 329 (9.56%) Administrator
6 269 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 260 (7.55%) IT Support
8 238 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
9 219 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
10 212 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 181 (5.26%) Technical Support
12 180 (5.23%) Consultant
13 150 (4.36%) Server Engineer
14 139 (4.04%) Applications Support
15 128 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
16 118 (3.43%) DBA
17 116 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 108 (3.14%) IT Support Analyst
19 106 (3.08%) Desktop Support
20 105 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (6.30%) .NET
2 69 (2.00%) Web Services
3 51 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 48 (1.39%) Application Packaging
5 46 (1.34%) XML
6 44 (1.28%) HTML
6 44 (1.28%) Software Packaging
7 36 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 31 (0.90%) CSS
9 24 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (0.61%) XSL
11 15 (0.44%) Ajax
12 13 (0.38%) LINQ
12 13 (0.38%) CSS3
13 12 (0.35%) REST
13 12 (0.35%) jQuery
13 12 (0.35%) Middleware
13 12 (0.35%) SOAP
14 11 (0.32%) COM
14 11 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 362 (10.51%) Blackberry
2 252 (7.32%) Clustering
3 241 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 138 (4.01%) Hedge funds
6 135 (3.92%) Replication
7 99 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 76 (2.21%) iPhone
9 39 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 39 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 38 (1.10%) CLARiiON
11 34 (0.99%) Mathematics
12 33 (0.96%) iPad
13 28 (0.81%) PDA
14 27 (0.78%) PKI
15 24 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.61%) Digital Media
16 21 (0.61%) EqualLogic
16 21 (0.61%) E-Learning
16 21 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3443 (100.00%) Windows
2 1638 (47.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1572 (45.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 945 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 574 (16.67%) Linux
6 479 (13.91%) Windows XP
7 423 (12.29%) Windows 8
8 152 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 146 (4.24%) Windows Vista
10 107 (3.11%) Mac OS X
11 88 (2.56%) UNIX
12 87 (2.53%) CentOS
13 65 (1.89%) Solaris
14 61 (1.77%) Windows 2000
15 56 (1.63%) Android
16 47 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 41 (1.19%) Apple iOS
18 40 (1.16%) Debian
19 38 (1.10%) AIX
20 35 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (17.92%) ITIL
2 227 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 220 (6.39%) Migration
4 131 (3.80%) Project Management
5 130 (3.78%) CRM
6 123 (3.57%) Service Management
7 117 (3.40%) Change Management
8 115 (3.34%) Performance Tuning
9 108 (3.14%) Service Delivery
10 103 (2.99%) DevOps
11 98 (2.85%) Load Balancing
12 96 (2.79%) Problem Management
13 89 (2.58%) Time Management
14 88 (2.56%) Configuration Management
15 86 (2.50%) Change Control
16 82 (2.38%) Mentoring
17 78 (2.27%) Incident Management
18 77 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
18 77 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
19 76 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 810 (23.53%) SQL
2 383 (11.12%) PowerShell
3 121 (3.51%) Perl
4 108 (3.14%) C#
5 101 (2.93%) Java
6 100 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 93 (2.70%) VB
7 93 (2.70%) C
8 69 (2.00%) VBScript
9 63 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 55 (1.60%) JavaScript
11 40 (1.16%) Ruby
12 38 (1.10%) PHP
13 35 (1.02%) Python
14 21 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.61%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.35%) C++
15 12 (0.35%) VBA
16 9 (0.26%) R
17 8 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 670 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 479 (13.91%) MCSE
3 432 (12.55%) Degree
4 305 (8.86%) MCITP
5 292 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
6 248 (7.20%) MCSA
7 234 (6.80%) MCP
8 209 (6.07%) CCNA
9 152 (4.41%) MCTS
10 135 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 100 (2.90%) CCNP
12 99 (2.88%) Security Cleared
13 75 (2.18%) SC Cleared
14 60 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
15 52 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 42 (1.22%) CCA
17 29 (0.84%) VCAP
18 24 (0.70%) VCP5
19 20 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 19 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (6.68%) SLA
2 75 (2.18%) QA
3 21 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.20%) COBIT
7 5 (0.15%) EMIR
7 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.029%) HL7
8 1 (0.029%) DICOM
System Software
1 2026 (58.84%) Active Directory
2 1154 (33.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 461 (13.39%) vSphere
4 445 (12.92%) Hyper-V
5 376 (10.92%) XenApp
6 220 (6.39%) VMware ESX
7 212 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
8 139 (4.04%) XenDesktop
9 88 (2.56%) XenServer
10 86 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 51 (1.48%) MetaFrame
12 50 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
12 50 (1.45%) Terminal Services
13 43 (1.25%) Xen
14 42 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 42 (1.22%) VMware Server
15 36 (1.05%) UAG
16 34 (0.99%) ISA Server
17 25 (0.73%) vCloud
17 25 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 396 (11.50%) SCCM
2 286 (8.31%) SCOM
3 141 (4.10%) Backup Exec
4 99 (2.88%) WSUS
5 82 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 64 (1.86%) Nagios
7 60 (1.74%) Puppet
8 59 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 43 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 41 (1.19%) HP SIM
11 39 (1.13%) SCOrch
12 36 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (0.96%) Opsview
13 33 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
14 31 (0.90%) ZABBIX
15 29 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 25 (0.73%) SCVMM
17 24 (0.70%) SELinux
18 21 (0.61%) logstash
18 21 (0.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1898 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 1752 (50.89%) VMware
3 990 (28.75%) Citrix
4 871 (25.30%) Cisco
5 468 (13.59%) HP
6 247 (7.17%) NetApp
7 241 (7.00%) Dell
8 237 (6.88%) EMC
9 230 (6.68%) Red Hat
10 205 (5.95%) Symantec
11 189 (5.49%) Apple
12 173 (5.02%) Juniper
13 170 (4.94%) Oracle
14 107 (3.11%) Avaya
15 105 (3.05%) CheckPoint
16 103 (2.99%) Veeam
17 79 (2.29%) IBM
18 72 (2.09%) Bloomberg
19 71 (2.06%) SolarWinds
20 68 (1.98%) Websense
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Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-35k base + bonus
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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